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Hurricane Irene's flooding and destruction

By: Catie Leary on Aug. 29, 2011, 10:25 a.m.
Alexis Rodolico, 15, braves the Coney Island waters in New York City as Hurricane Irene passes through on Aug. 28.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Braving the waters

Alexis Rodolico, 15, braves the Coney Island waters in New York City on Aug. 28 as Hurricane Irene passes through.